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Next year's event:
Cork International Poetry Festival

Cork International Poetry Festival

2016 will bring more poetry to Cork, but under a new name! Keep an eye out for updates on our soon-to-be rebranded 'Cork International Poetry Festival'.




2015 Fool For Poetry International Chapbook Competition now open for entries!

Fool For Poetry

TWO winners to receive manuscript publication, cash prize and more; another 25-50 will receive commendations. Find out more. Deadline 31 May 2015.


Visit our online bookshop to purchase the winning chapbooks from 2014:

Curative HarpVictoria Kennefick

The Curative Harp by Virginia Astley & White Whale by Victoria Kennefick













Cork Spring Poetry Festival